World champion in gymnastics: I came to Baku for gold medal
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 13
Japanese gymnast Kohei Kameyama expects to win a gold medal at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku.
In an interview with Trend, Kohei Kameyama, the world champion of 2013 in exercises on horseback, noted that he has high chances of winning.
Speaking about his rivals, he noted that a large number of Olympic champions and world champions will take part in the World Cup in Baku.
"I have high chances to win and I will do my best to win. Everyone will try to take the first place, I think a lot will depend on the chance," he said.
The gymnast also shared his impressions of the National Gymnastics Arena of Azerbaijan, noting that it is very bright compared to the Japanese arenas.
"The conditions here are generally very good. I like everything here. It's very comfortable," the Japanese gymnast added.
The FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup among men and women, to be held in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku on March 14-17, will bring together the strongest gymnasts from 41 countries.
The competition has an important role for athletes willing to participate in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Meanwhile, 121 male gymnasts and 49 female gymnasts will compete at the World Cup for obtaining a license for the Olympic Games. The athletes with the highest scores will also receive the traditional AGF Trophy Cup.